The Bears' 120 pounder will try to become 17th wrestler in state history to win four titles.
His long career, which prioritized academics and sportsmanship, will end at Mat Classic.
The Bulldogs just couldn't put the Panthers away, but they eventually triumphed 53-43.
The last time the Loggers won a state title it was 1986. They ended the Chinook's two-year title run 48-30.
The Knights score on a 74-yard touchdown pass to beat Lynden Christian 26-22 for their fourth title in five years.
The Irish ran over the Lions to set up a rematch of last year's title game won by the Crusaders.
The Wolverines scored first, but the Crusaders scored the most in the 50-21 blowout win in the quarterfinals.
The Stanford-bound swimmer leads the Wolverines to a third consecutive state title.
The Knights beat second-place Curtis by 100 points at the King County Aquatic Center.
Joshua Goates catches two touchdown passes in the 31-14 win for the Wolverines, who face Eastside Catholic in the quarterfinals.